Police arrest intoxicated, disorderly man

From Local Sources


HUNTINGBURG — An arrest ultimately followed a Thursday afternoon report of a highly intoxicated male walking on Chestnut Street.

Huntingburg Police Department officers responding to the 3:40 p.m. complaint made contact with Kevin D. Payne, 55, whose address was unavailable, at Third Avenue and Chestnut Street.

Police report Payne appeared angry and was struggling to keep his balance while standing close to an officer, pointing a finger and yelling obscenities.

Payne allegedly pulled away from police as they were trying to place him in handcuffs. He was also alleged to have tried multiple times to kick an officer.

Authorities took Payne to Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center due to his level of intoxication and to be treated for scrapes. Payne’s blood alcohol content allegedly tested .36%, according to authorities.

Later, at the Dubois County Security Center, Payne allegedly made threats to jail staff.

Authorities booked Payne into the security center at 6:20 p.m. on preliminary charges that included two Level 6 felony counts of attempted battery on law enforcement, four Level 6 felony counts of intimidation and misdemeanor counts of resisting law enforcement, disorderly conduct and public intoxication.

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